City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

(916) 808-0800
Fax : (916) 808-0818
www.sacpd.org

MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20090611-122
Thursday, June 11, 2009

Police Investigate Downtown Homicide

On Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at 5:18 p.m., the Sacramento Police Department responded to the 600 block of 22nd Street regarding a possible dead body.  Officers arrived and found the body of a deceased adult male inside of the residence with upper body trauma.

The victim was located after family members became concerned that they had not heard from him in some time.  They contacted a neighbor and requested they check on the victim.  The neighbor went to the house and found the victim dead.

The Sacramento Police Department's Homicide Unit and Crime Scene Investigations Unit responded to the scene and took over the investigation.  The investigation is on-going and no further details are being provided at this time.  The victim's identity has not been confirmed as of yet.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP or text in a tip by texting to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.

Sacramento Police Media Relations · (916) 808-0808 · spdpio@pd.cityofsacramento.org

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